Our Meals on Wheels Driver will deliver a nutritious meal to the older community living in Balwyn North and surrounding suburbs to further help them remain independent, reduce loneliness and provide a welfare check.
Volunteer in a creative and supportive role in our Pottery class. The volunteer will assist the Pottery Teacher with a variety of tasks. Be prepared to get your hands dirty, learn how to use clay, share stories and enjoy the company of wise elders!
Do you enjoy exercise and making a difference in other people's lives? We run Exercise Classes four days per week and our Exercise Assistant roles are available for short and long programs that are run during the year across 3 locations. Emergency and fill in roles are also available during the year. As this is a popular volunteering activity, we also maintain a waiting list so please enquire if interested.
We value the experiences, skills and knowledge of our Volunteers and are curious to find individuals wanting to share their special hobby or skill with our residents. This role would suit anyone wanting to volunteer and work alongside or teach older people living in residential aged care.
Live local to Canterbury? Are you a learner driver needing to up your hours? or just want a short volunteer role once a month to keep you active? We are after a Bread Collector Volunteer! The volunteer will attend a local bakery to collect unsold bread and rolls and drop off at our centre for BASScare to redistribute to our Meals on Wheels clients.
Do you enjoy hosting drinks and are happy to lend our staff a hand? We need helpers for happy hour and larger events eg: garden parties and yearly events at Faversham House. Provide residents with a smiling face, good conversation and some bubbly. Provide staff with a helping hand and support.
Engage and help serve our clients a 3 course lunch. If you love a chat and serving people (without the cooking), this could be the role for you. The role includes: setting tables, greeting clients, taking orders, serving and clearing up meals whilst engaging in conversation and you can leave the dishes to us.
BINGO! Are you loud, energetic & can get a crowd excited? We need your help to call out the Bingo numbers. Why not have a little fun with our residents and get them engaged in this social activity.
Assist in the dining room with set up and pack up for our Carers Support Group. Carers Support offers time out for those caring for individuals living with Dementia which is an extremely complex disease. This monthly meet up allows carers to discuss concerns, take time out for themselves and to catch up with like minded individuals. You will provide support through listening and assist in the dining room with meal serving and conversation.
Do you have a keen interest in trivia and general knowledge? OR Have you always wanted to host your own game show? This is an opportunity to connect and enhance the quality of life of our older clients who are wishing to stay engaged and active. You will need to be available Monday afternoons.
Do you have great communication skills and a desire to committing to providing those living with dementia a fun and supportive day out? We are looking for support for our Dementia Day Outings. You will need to assist clients on and off the bus, assist with lunch and provide social support also.
Encouraging the clients to be as independent as possible in an activities based day. Playing games, completing quizzes, having a sing-a-long and more. The volunteer's main role is to provide social support and assist with preparation and clean up.